Long time no see. This question feels awfully basic, but I haven’t been able to put my finger on it.
What is an online community to you? I’ve seen the definitions of shared goals and values and such, but I’m looking for a deeper understanding. Maybe more of an emotional, for lack of a better word, one.
As an extension of that, what would you say some good social skills are on the internet? In real time, we have body language, tone, and other cues that aren’t available via online interactions. The first thing I can think of is not SHOUTING, but there’ve got to be more.
When I searched for stuff, all I found was research that talked about how the internet was negatively affecting people’s social skills.
Sorry if these are vague. I reckon I’m in a vague state of mind.